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Uca annulipes   (Milne-Edwards, 1837)

porcelain fiddler crab
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Ocypodidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Tan, C.G.S. and P.K.L. Ng. 1994. (Ref. 81559)

Size / Weight / Age

Environment

Benthic; brackish

Climate / Range

Tropical; 30°N - 30°S, 30°E - 171°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific. Tropical and subtropical.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits low muddy areas along the edges of small streams (Ref. 104819). Also associated with sandy habitats in lagoonal beach (Ref. 104858). Feeds during low tide. Constructs mud hoods at the entrance of their burrows (Ref. 104819). Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)